Attention Shopify store owners! Share some of your learnings with the Shopify community and you could win a 45 minute Skype Power Session with Gary Vaynerchuk. This is an amazing opportunity to get personal advice from one the web's most successful eCommerce entrepreneurs.
We want to hear about the most important lesson you learned while building your business. It could be a mistake you made, something you never anticipated or a piece of advice that really helped you. Anything goes!
Post your reply in the comment section to this post, which will create an amazing repository of advice for new and old online entrepreneurs.
You have until midnight Eastern Time on Wednesday, May 11th, 2011 to post your answer. We'll look at all the entries and announce the winners on May 13th. The Skype Power Session with Gary Vaynerchuk will occur on Tuesday May 17th and the winner should be available that day to make the Skype call.
Here are the prizes:
Grand Prize: a 45 minute Skype call with Gary Vaynerchuk. The call will be recorded and we will post an edited version to the Build-A-Business blog (don't worry, we won't include any personal or proprietary info).
Runner Up Prizes: there will be two prizes of a Shopify Swag Bag which includes:
- Shopify hoodie
- Shopify t-shirts
- Shopify stickers
- Gary Vaynerchuk's new book The Thank You Economy (hardcover)
- Seth Godin's new book Poke The Box (hardcover)
The legal mumbo jumbo: In order to enter, you must have a Shopify account that was opened before you post your answer. Open to residents of any country on earth. Void where prohibited. Grand Prize winner must be able to make a Skype video call using their own equipment and have or create a Skype account. Shopify is not responsible for any costs associated with participating in the Skype call. By entering, you give your permission for Shopify to republish your comment to this post and, if you win, to republish an edited version of the Power Session. Skype is a trade-mark of Skype Limited. Skype is not a sponsor of, nor a participant in this promotion.
UPDATE: The winners have been announced and the power session with Gary Vaynerchuk posted to the blog.